The Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment.

Board membership:
The Board comprises members who represent business sectors in the mountain parks such as hotels, ski areas, and attractions. Individuals who demonstrate a vested interest in the parks can also be members. A conscious effort is made to have representation from across all the mountain parks.

2013 Board of Directors:

Chairman David Bayne, Retired Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Mark Bohnet, Collins Barrow Chartered Accountants in Banff and Canmore.

Crosbie Cotton, National Parks Ski Areas Association.

Pat Crowley, Vice-President Maligne Lake Tours in Jasper National Park .

Francisco Gomez, Retired Regional Vice-President Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

Jan Huminuik, Baker Creek Resorts

Yannis Karlos, The Balkan Restaurant

Rick Kunelius, Retired Parks Canada

Gordon Lozeman, President Banff Caribou Properties

Ian Mackie, Improvement District #9

Norbert Meier, Leadership & Management Consultant

David Roberts, Regional Vice-President Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Brad Pierce, Board Counsel and Partner, Borden, Ladner, Gervais.

Ralph Sliger, President and CEO Icefields Helicopter Tours

Markus Treppenhauer, General Manager The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Jonathan Welsh, CEO Discover Banff Tours

Luke Sunderland, Vice President The Banff Centre

Mike Day, Owner of Jasper’s Evil Dave’s Grill

Role of the AMPPE Board:

The Board shall be the primary policy-making body of the Association. It shall also oversee the management of the business and affairs of the Association, principally by establishing and monitoring the performance expectations of the Executive Director. In doing so, the Board shall be competent to exercise all authorities, powers and discretions of the Association, and:

a) Constitute standing committees, advisory groups, task forces or other committees of the Association and to designate members of the Board, or others to examine, consider and report upon any matter or to participate on behalf of the Association in other organizations or initiatives;

b) Deliver representations in any form to any level of Government in Canada and elsewhere as may be determined to be in the best interests of the Association or its members generally;

c) Determine whether any provisions in these Bylaws provided as being “in the normal course” should be departed from for any reason which is in their view in the best interest of the Association; and

d) Propose to the members any amendments to these Bylaws that would better allow the Association to further its objects.

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